Genetic Counseling Practice: Advanced Concepts and Skills by Bonnie S. LeRoy,Patricia M. Veach,Dianne M. Bartels

By Bonnie S. LeRoy,Patricia M. Veach,Dianne M. Bartels

The first advanced-level genetics counseling abilities resource

As genetic drugs and trying out proceed to extend, so the function of the genetic counselor is remodeling and evolving. Genetic Counseling perform: complicated strategies and Skills is the 1st textual content to deal with ways in which genetic counselors can deepen their talents to fulfill increasing perform calls for. This well timed source not just is helping readers extra strengthen their skills to collect proper facts and interpret it for sufferers, it additionally aids them in surpassing their ordinary position through really figuring out sufferer occasions, incorporating sufferer values into scientific perform, supplying in-depth help, and facilitating completely expert, independent decisions.

Edited by way of knowledgeable cross-disciplinary staff together with a genetic counseling software director, a certified psychologist, and a nurse/bioethicist/family social scientist, this authoritative reference presents particular and particular guide in addressing psychosocial features of genetic counseling perform improvement and coaching problems with genetic counselors.

  • Provides a process view of genetic counselor carrier provision; i.e., talents that advertise wanted genetic counseling results are emphasised (such as courting abilities, sufferer features, customer behaviors, and extra-clinical skills)

  • Includes experiential actions in each bankruptcy to aid readers practice thoughts and skills

  • Draws at the adventure of well known specialists in genetic counseling concept, perform, and examine, who function bankruptcy authors

  • Features various particular, real-life examples from scientific practice

Genetic Counseling Practice addresses concerns proper to practising genetic counselors in addition to scholars of genetic counseling courses. furthermore, oncology nurses, social employees, and psychologists operating with genetic counseling sufferers and households; scientific geneticists and physicians education within the box; and general practitioner assistants also will take advantage of this resource.

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